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Tangalle (Sinhala තංගල්ල [ˈtaŋɡalːə], Tamil: தங்கல்லை) (also known as Tangalla) is a large town in Hambantota District, Southern Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. It is one of the largest towns in southern province. It is located 195 km (121 mi) south of Colombo and 35 km (22 mi) east of Matara. It has a mild climate, in comparison to the rest of the district, and sandy beaches. Tangalle is a regionally important fishing port, situated on one of the largest bays in Sri Lanka, which is protected from the ocean by an enclosing reef. It is a centre of tourism and a popular holiday destination on the south coast. In the town centre there is an old Dutch fort which is used as a prison today. The Dutch and subsequently the British used Tangalle as an important anchorage on the southern coast of the island. The Dutch Fort, Rest House and Court House are a few remaining examples of Dutch architecture in Tangalle.

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Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Tangalle, Sri Lanka. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. When planning a trip to Tangalle, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Colombo. Attractions in Colombo include Independence Square, Galle Face Green, Seema Malaka. Popular vacation packages of Tangalle are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Tangalle*

  • Tangalle: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Tangalle for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Tangalle.

    • Burglary and Theft 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 79.17 (High)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 55 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 37.5 (Low)
    • Drug offense 70.83 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 33.33 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 45.83 (Moderate)
  • Living in Tangalle - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 46.56 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 32.01 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 23.93 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Tangalle

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Tangalle

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.58 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 16.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 48.77 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 24.93 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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